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ette, and reports promptly made during the preceding week. It was found that one Col. Poindexter was recruiting in various places in the county, and that he was encamped with his principal force, of from five hundred to seven hundred men, on Silver Creek, and had other camps ready to reenforce him when ready to move, to the number of twelve hundred to fifteen hundred strong. They further reported that he had pledged himself to his men that he would clean out the Federals in the county of Howard in a very few days. Night after night was selected to surprise our camp with his whole force, but through some mishap they never appeared. On the morning of the eighth inst. all was in motion in our camp, under orders from Major Torrence to hold ourselves in readiness to move with all our ablebodied men at an early hour. We took up our line of march for Roanoke, and, after moving a few miles, we were joined by Major Hubbard's command. Our forces now comprised a portion of Merrill's horse
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1862 (search)
eek near DallasMISSOURI--12th State Militia Cavalry (1st Battalion). Union loss, 3 killed, 6 wounded, 2 missing. Total, 11. Aug. 24: Skirmish, Coon Creek near LamarKANSAS--2d and 6th Cavalry. Union loss, 2 killed, 22 wounded, 6 missing. Total, 30. Aug. 24: Affair, BloomfieldILLINOIS--13th Cavalry. Aug. 24: Skirmish, LamarKANSAS--6th Cavalry. Aug. 24-28: Scout from Salem to Current RiverMISSOURI--3d Cavalry (Co. "E"). Aug. 26: Skirmish, KirksvilleIOWA--3d Cavalry. Aug. 28: Skirmish, Howard CountyMISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry. Union loss, 8 killed, 2 wounded, 1 missing. Total, 11. Aug. 28: Skirmish, AshleyMISSOURI--Pierce's Co. State Militia. Union loss, 1 killed, 5 wounded. Total, 6. Aug. 29: Skirmish, BloomfieldWISCONSIN--1st Cavalry. Aug. 29: Skirmish near IberiaMISSOURI--Enrolled Militia. Union loss, 7 wounded. Aug. 29: Expeditions from WaynesvilleMISSOURI--13th State Militia Cavalry. Aug. 29: Skirmish, California HouseMISSOURI--13th State Militia Cavalry. Union los
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1864 (search)
a Cavalry (Co. "M"). Aug. 25-30: Operations on Texas Prairie, Jackson CountyMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry. Aug. 26: Skirmish near Rose HillMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Co. "M"). Aug. 26: Skirmish near Pleasant HillCOLORADO--2d Cavalry (Co. "D"). Aug. 28: Skirmish near RocheportMISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 7 killed, 2 wounded, 3 missing. Total, 12. Aug. 28: Skirmish, Polk CountyMISSOURI--Enrolled Militia (Detachment). Aug. 28: Skirmish, Howard CountyMISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry (Co. "E"). Union loss, 8 killed, 1 missing. Total, 9. Sept. 1: Attack on TiptonCitizens. Sept. 1: Skirmish near Lone JackMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 1 killed, 2 wounded. Total, 3. Sept. 1-9: Operations in Johnson CountyMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Sept. 2: Skirmish near Mt. VernonMISSOURI--7th Provisional Enrolled Militia. Sept. 2-4: Exp. from Sedalia to Scott's Ford, BlackwaterMISSOURI--7th St
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Colorado Volunteers. (search)
17. Scout on South Platte River, Colo., July 17-28 (Detachment). Ragtown July 20. Camden Point July 22. Union Mills July 22. Pleasant Hill July 25. Near Independence August 1 (Detachment). Scout on Independence Road to Gunter's Mills August 1-3 (Cos. F, G, I, K and L ). Scout from Independence to Lafayette County August 2-8 (Detachment). Scout from Independence to Lafayette and Jackson Counties August 13-18 (Cos. C, D, F, I, K and M ). Operations in Lafayette, Howard and Saline Counties Aug. 13-22. Engagement, Canadian River, I. T., August 21 (Detachment). Scouts in Jackson and Cass Counties August 25-29 (Co. D ). Skirmish near Pleasant Hill August 26 (Co. D ). Operations against Price's Invasion August 29-December 2. Scouts on Little Blue, Jackson County, September 2-10 (Co. A ). Walnut Creek September 25. Skirmish near Pleasant Hill September 26. Regiment concentrated at Pleasant Hill October 1, and cover Independence and fro
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Volunteers. (search)
st Missouri and Northeast Arkansas July 18-August 6. Scatterville, Ark., July 28 (Detachment). Osceola August 2. Elkchute August 4. Near Rocheport September 3 (Detachment). Caledonia September 12 (Detachment). Scout in Randolph, Howard and Boone Counties September 15-19 (Detachment). Columbia September 16 (Detachment). Doniphan September 19. Ponder's Mill, Little Black River, September 20. Near Rocheport September 23 (Detachment). Ironton September 26. Shut — hall Road June 26 (Co. E ). Huntsville July 16. Scout from Independence to Lafayette County August 7-8 (Detachment). Operations in Lafayette and Saline Counties August 13-22 (Detachment). Near Rocheport August 28 (Detachment). Howard County August 28 (Co. E ). Moved to Defence of Jefferson City October 1. Campaign against Price October--. Moreau Bottoms October 7. California October 9. Booneville October 9-12. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Militia organizations. (search)
ounty Militia.--Duty in Carroll County. Scout and skirmishes in Carroll and Ray Counties, May 26-27, 1865. Chariton County Militia.--Duty in Chariton County. Clay County Militia.--At Liberty April, 1864. Clay County Enrolled Militia. Clinton County Enrolled Militia.--Called into service May 30, 1864. At Plattsburg, Mo. Cooper and Moniteau County Militia. Cooper County Militia. Dallas County Militia. de Kalb County Militia.--Called into service April 19, 1864. Howard County Militia. Jackson County Militia. Jasper County Militia. Johnson County Militia. Lafayette County Militia. Lawrence County Militia. Linn County Militia.--Called into service June, 1864. Descent on LaClede June 18-19. Livingston County Militia. Maries County Militia. Mississippi County Enrolled Militia. Mississippi County Militia.. Morgan County Militia. Newman's Provisional Enrolled Militia.--Duty on the Pacific Railroad. Osage and Marias Counties M
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 4: Marylanders enlist, and organize to defend Virginia and the Confederacy. (search)
, Capt. John B. Brockenbrough. The Latrobe artillery, Third Maryland, Capt. Henry B. Latrobe; and the Chesapeake, Fourth Maryland, Capt. William Brown, were organized and mustered into the service early in 1862 and served with distinction, the Third Maryland in the army of the Southwest with Johnston and Kirby Smith, and the Fourth Maryland in the army of Northern Virginia. Capt. George R. Gaither brought to Virginia a part of the Howard Dragoons, a troop of which he had been captain in Howard county, with horses, arms and accoutrements, and mustered them into the First Virginia cavalry, Col. J. E. B. Stuart. as Company K of that élite corps. A troop of cavalry composed of Marylanders was mustered into the Sixth Virginia under Capt. J. Sturgis Davis. Subsequently five troops of Marylanders were collected under Davis and were known as the Davis Battalion, of which he was commissioned major. Capt. Elijah V. White, of Montgomery county, organized a dashing troop of Marylanders as e
nd, Miss., where he died from sickness contracted during the siege, July 16, 1863. Brigadier-General John B. Clark, Jr. There were two John B. Clarks; the father, brigadier-general of the Missouri State Guard; the son, a brigadier-general of the Confederate States army. The elder Clark was born in Madison county, Ky., April 17, 1812. He removed to Missouri with his father in 1818, and was admitted to the bar in 1824. He began the practice of law at Fayette, Mo., and was clerk of Howard county courts from 1824 to 1834. In the Black Hawk war of 1832 he commanded a body of Missouri volunteer cavalry, and during the war was twice wounded. In 1848 he was made major-general of the Missouri militia, From 1850 to 1851 he was a member of the legislature; also headed a force to drive the Mormons out of Missouri. In 1857 he was elected to Congress as a Democrat to fill a vacancy and served until 1861. At the beginning of the war he was appointed brigadier-general by Governor Jackso
Crinoline and Union. --The ladies of Howard county, Missouri, have taken the Union in hand. On Saturday of last week, they held a meeting in Fayette, at which one hundred female names were enrolled. They resolved to present a flag to the man selected for a Union representative for that county, appointed a Committee of Arrangements for the presentation, and chose Miss Jane Lewis to make the speech. Among other proceedings they resolved to invite several gentlemen to "address" them at a future meeting.--St. Louis Republican, 11th.
Maryland Political Affairs. --Parties are man haling their forces for the ensuing Congressional election in Maryland. The Union men have already nominated their candidates in five or six districts, and in the remaining one (the 6th) the nominating Convention were to assemble at Bradensburg on Saturday last. The Southern-Rights men of the same district will hold their Convention at Upper Mariboro' on Wednesday next. A portion of the delegates, those from Calvert, Anne Arundel, and Howard counties, met there last Wednesday, and organized by calling James D. Cook, of Howard, to the chair, and appointing Dr. S. W. Hammond, of Anne Arundel, secretary. Ascertaining that they had misapprehended the time of meeting, they adjourned over until Wednesday next. The Southern-Rights Convention of the First Congressional District assembled at Cambridge on Tuesday, and was called to order by Hon. James F. Dashiell, of Somerset. Dr. Washington A Smith, of Dorchester, was chosen President, an
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